Global Conference 2010
Managing Director, Head of Carbon Trading, Knight Capital Group, Inc.
Daniel Braun is Managing Director and Head of Carbon Trading at Knight Capital Group, Inc., responsible for developing Knight's capabilities to serve participants in the global carbon markets. Prior to joining Knight, Braun was an advisor on carbon credit development and trading issues. Previously, he was a portfolio manager and director of global environmental finance at Stark Investments; a senior energy trader at Florida Power & Light; and an associate on the electricity trading desk at Morgan Stanley. During a period at Mirant, he served as an asset manager and natural gas storage trader as well as a senior structuring analyst. Earlier, he was a senior equity derivatives trader at The Hull Group. Braun received a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison; a master's degree in applied mathematics and statistics from DePaul University; and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.